CLEARWATER – Several kids’ camps will be offered this summer by the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590.
Following is a list of schedule camp options:
• Junior Caretaker Camp – June 9-13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This camp is for kids entering fifth or sixth grade. Junior Caretaker Camp is designed to teach children how to be humane toward animals and why animals are important. Each day children will be presented with a question that will help guide the activities. Camp will be filled with presentations from local professionals, crafts and activities that will help children learn how to be more humane and animal interaction. Campers will learn about the daily care of animals in a shelter environment and the importance of enrichment and will receive hands-on experience in both.
• Animal Explorer Camp – June 23-27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This camp is for kids entering seventh or eighth grade. Animal Explorer Camp is designed to teach children how to align their choices with their values. Each day children will be presented with a question that will help guide the activities. Camp will be filled with presentations with local professionals, crafts and activities that will help children realize their values and animal interaction. Campers will work with the animals to learn about compassion, empathy and enrichment.
• Animal Career Camp – July 7-11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For youth entering ninth or 10th grade. Animal Career Camp is designed to teach youth about different animal related careers. Activities, demonstrations and presentations will fill each day and allow youth to learn more about different animal careers. Campers will be assigned an animal for the week and will use what they learn to help that animal be adopted.
Registration is $140 per camper and includes a snack each day, goodie bag and T-shirt